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Definitions for interesting
ˈɪn tər ə stɪŋ, -trə stɪŋ, -təˌrɛs tɪŋin·ter·est·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word interesting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interesting(adj)

    arousing or holding the attention

Wiktionary

  1. interesting(Adjective)

    Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interesting

    of Interest

  2. Interesting(adj)

    engaging the attention; exciting, or adapted to excite, interest, curiosity, or emotion; as, an interesting story; interesting news

Freebase

  1. Interesting

    "Interesting" was the fifth episode of British sitcom The Young Ones. It was written by Ben Elton, Rik Mayall and Lise Mayer, and directed by Paul Jackson. It was first broadcast on BBC2 on 7 December 1982.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. interesting

    In hacker parlance, this word has strong connotations of ‘annoying’, or ‘difficult’, or both. Hackers relish a challenge, and enjoy wringing all the irony possible out of the ancient Chinese curse “May you live in interesting times”. Oppose trivial, uninteresting.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interesting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1182

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interesting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #592

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interesting' in Adjectives Frequency: #126

How to pronounce interesting?

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How to say interesting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interesting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interesting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of interesting in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Bennett:

    While it was being distracted and turning, somebody else would come across and try and deliver the killer blow. It's an interesting story and it's all written in the footprints.

  2. Vittoria Cimino:

    In our opinion, the most interesting thing to come out of (recent) studies is that the Sistine Chapel does not need to be restored again.

  3. Dimitrios Tsalkanis:

    This whole situation had troubled me a lot before proceeding into the creation of this video, but a monument's impact on society is always interesting to investigate, both at the time when it was built and also at the time it is being 'rediscovered.' So, I think that creating this 3D animation fits both aspects.

  4. Buzz Aldrin:

    In the radio blackout I opened the little plastic packages which contained bread and wine, i poured the wine into the chalice our church had given me. In the one-sixth gravity of the moon, the wine curled slowly and gracefully up the side of the cup. It was interesting to think that the very first liquid ever poured on the moon, and the first food eaten there, were communion elements.

  5. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    Among independent voters -- and there's a lot of independent voters that vote up here, I think it's as much as 40% of the turnout -- I'm actually at this point running even with Donald Trump, which is particularly interesting.

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